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Football League BATTLE FOR PLAY-OFFS;

BATTLE FOR PLAY-OFFS;

25th April 2014

The SkyBet Championship battle hots up for the play-off spots. Leicester may be Champions and Burnley promoted but any one of five teams could gate crash the play-off part at the expense of either Wigan or Reading.

Both QPR and Derby have already secured their spot. Wigan are almost there and should be able to see off relegation threatened Blackpool at the DW. That would leave Reading as the hare to catch for the others.

But having secured a vital midweek win over Middlesboro' Nigel Adkins side can get afoot in the play-offs by beating another struggling side, Charlton at the Valley.

Reading have in fact been good away from home, and with better home form would already have a play-off spot secured.

But both Derby and QPR might be vulnerable to shock results with both sides now waiting for the end of the season to come.

QPR especially face a tough task against improving Millwall who are fighting for survival. Millwall have not lost in their last six and a win will see them all but safe irrespective of Blackpool's result.

At 3/1 with Bet365 or Paddy Power they look a decent bet to win at Loftus Road. Wigan might be a short price but look a banker to beat Blackpool.

Joe Ross

Our Tips:

  Stake Price Profit/Loss
Millwall bt QPR Bet365/PPower 2.0 3/1 -2.00
Wigan bt Blackpool Corals 4.0 1/2 -4.00
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